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15 November 2018, 21:54 CET

Latest business news about EU law, legal issues and the European Court of Justice

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EU proposes tougher rules on assets of oligarchs

EU proposes tougher rules on assets of oligarchs

Posted by EUbusiness at 25 May 2022, 23:17 CET |
Filed under: Headline, Ukraine, Russia, Crime

The European Commission proposed Wednesday new EU-wide rules on freezing and confiscating the assets of criminals and oligarchs who violate sanctions imposed against them.

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May 2022 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 19 May 2022, 17:05 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Competition

In its regular package of infringement decisions, the European Commission pursues legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law. These decisions, covering various sectors and EU policy areas, aim to ensure the proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses.

EU mulls tougher law on environmental liability

EU mulls tougher law on environmental liability

Posted by EUbusiness at 12 May 2022, 23:15 CET |

The EU Commission launched a consultation Thursday on the Environmental Liability Directive, the EU framework to prevent and remedy damage to land, water and biodiversity based on the 'polluter pays' principle.

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EU strategy to make Internet safer for children

EU strategy to make Internet safer for children

Posted by EUbusiness at 11 May 2022, 23:35 CET |
Filed under: Internet, Headline2, Consumer, Crime

The EU adopted Wednesday a new European strategy for 'a Better Internet for Kids', aiming to improve age-appropriate digital services and ensure every child is protected, empowered and respected online.

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New rules to fight child sexual abuse

Posted by EUbusiness at 11 May 2022, 23:47 CET |
Filed under: Internet, Crime

The European Commission proposed on 11 May new EU legislation to prevent and combat child sexual abuse online.

New European strategy for a Better Internet for Kids

Posted by EUbusiness at 11 May 2022, 23:22 CET |
Filed under: Internet, Crime

The European Commission adopted on 11 May a new European strategy for a Better Internet for Kids (BIK+), to improve age-appropriate digital services and to ensure that every child is protected, empowered and respected online.

EU to bolster financial sector's defence against cyber-attacks

EU to bolster financial sector's defence against cyber-attacks

Posted by EUbusiness at 11 May 2022, 23:25 CET |
Filed under: Headline1, Banking, Finance, Crime

EU Parliament and Council provisionally agreed Tuesday to strengthen the IT security of Europe's financial sector, to ensure it can maintain resilient operations in any severe operational disruption.

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EU strengthens Eurojust role on war crimes

EU strengthens Eurojust role on war crimes

Posted by EUbusiness at 06 May 2022, 16:40 CET |
Filed under: Ukraine, Defence, Crime, Headline1, Russia

EU states adopted a mandate Friday on new rules which will allow the judicial cooperation agency Eurojust to preserve, analyse and store evidence relating to core international crimes, such as war crimes.

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EU's IP protection 'not as effective as it could be'

EU's IP protection 'not as effective as it could be'

Posted by EUbusiness at 26 April 2022, 22:35 CET |

The EU’s legal framework for protecting intellectual property, in particular in the EU Designs Directive and fees mechanism, is not as effective as it could be, the EU's auditors warned in a report Tuesday.

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What Are the Benefits of Incorporating Your Startup?

Posted by EUbusiness at 22 April 2022, 21:05 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

Do you need to incorporate your startup? Entrepreneurs who are launching a new business are faced with the same question.

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April 2022 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 06 April 2022, 23:55 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its regular package of infringement decisions, the European Commission pursues legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law. These decisions, covering various sectors and EU policy areas, aim to ensure the proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses.

EU to clamp down on crypto assets' transfers

EU to clamp down on crypto assets' transfers

Posted by EUbusiness at 31 March 2022, 22:30 CET |

Transfers of crypto assets would need to be traced and identified under new rules to prevent their use in money laundering and terrorist financing, a European Parliament committee voted Thursday.

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EU mandate for new UN Convention against cybercrime

EU mandate for new UN Convention against cybercrime

Posted by EUbusiness at 29 March 2022, 23:24 CET |
Filed under: Headline1, Internet, Crime

The EU obtained a negotiating mandate Tuesday to take part in talks on a new international convention on countering the use of information and communications technologies for criminal purposes.

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Brussels looks to strengthen cybersecurity defence of EU institutions

Brussels looks to strengthen cybersecurity defence of EU institutions

Posted by EUbusiness at 22 March 2022, 22:30 CET |

The European Commission proposed Tuesday a new set of rules to establish common cybersecurity and information security measures across the EU institutions, bodies, offices and agencies.

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EU acts to protect Ukrainian intellectual property rights

EU acts to protect Ukrainian intellectual property rights

Posted by EUbusiness at 09 March 2022, 16:57 CET |
Filed under: Ukraine, Headline2, SMEs, EU Law - IP

The EU Commission and the European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) agreed Wednesday a joint definition of the first set of measures to safeguard protection of intellectual property in Ukraine.

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EU-wide rules to combat violence against women

EU-wide rules to combat violence against women

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 March 2022, 22:39 CET |
Filed under: Headline1, Women, Social, Crime

New EU-wide rules to combat violence against women, proposed Tuesday by the European Commission, will criminalise rape based on lack of consent, female genital mutilation and cyber violence.

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New EU-wide rules to stop violence against women and domestic violence

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 March 2022, 22:29 CET |
Filed under: Women, Social, Crime

The European Commission proposed on 8 March EU-wide rules to combat violence against women and domestic violence.

February 2022 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 09 February 2022, 17:51 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its regular package of infringement decisions, the European Commission pursues legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law. These decisions, covering various sectors and EU policy areas, aim to ensure the proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses.

Euro-MPs set out position on illegal content online

Euro-MPs set out position on illegal content online

Posted by EUbusiness at 20 January 2022, 22:30 CET |

The European Parliament agreed a draft set of measures to tackle illegal online content Thursday, with the aim of ensuring platforms are held accountable for their algorithms and improve content moderation.

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